This site is for mothers of kids in the U.S. Navy and for Moms who have questions about Navy life for their kids.
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FOLLOW THESE STEPS TO GET STARTED:
Choose your Username. For the privacy and safety of you and/or your sailor,NO LAST NAMES ARE ALLOWED, even if your last name differs from that of your sailor (please make sure your URL address does not include your last name either). Also, please do not include your email address in your user name. Go to "Settings" above to set your Username. While there, complete your Profile so you can post and share photos and videos of your Sailor and share stories with other moms!
Join groups! Browse for groups for your PIR date, your sailor's occupational specialty, "A" school, assigned ship, homeport city, your own city or state, and a myriad of other interests. Jump in and introduce yourself! Start making friends that can last a lifetime.
Link to Navy Speak - Navy Terms & Acronyms: Navy Speak
All Hands Magazine's full length documentary "Making a Sailor": This video follows four recruits through Boot Camp in the spring of 2018 who were assigned to DIV 229, an integrated division, which had PIR on 05/25/2018.
**UPDATE 4/26/2022** Effective with the May 6, 2022 PIR 4 guests will be allowed. Still must be fully vaccinated to attend.
**UPDATE as of 11/10/2022 PIR vaccination is no longer required.
**UPDATE 7/29/2021** You now must be fully vaccinated in order to attend PIR:
In light of observed changes and impact of the Coronavirus Delta Variant and out of an abundance of caution for our recruits, Sailors, staff, and guests, Recruit Training Command is restricting Pass-in-Review (recruit graduation) to ONLY fully immunized guests (14-days post final COVID vaccination dose).
**UPDATE 8/25/2022 - MASK MANDATE IS LIFTED. Vaccinations still required.
**UPDATE 11/10/22 PIR - Vaccinations no longer required.
RESUMING LIVE PIR - 8/13/2021
Please note! Changes to this guide happened in October 2017. Tickets are now issued for all guests, and all guests must have a ticket to enter base. A separate parking pass isno longer needed to drive on to base for parking.
Please see changes to attending PIR in the PAGES column. The PAGES are located under the member icons on the right side.
Thank You so much for the info, I just send email to request a card from the link. I have not received any phone calls yet, since he gave me 10 second call. I am sure this phone card will be usefull for him.
Great advise I thank you so much, My two sons will enjoy the cards, it's the first time they separate, they are 19 and 14 myy youngest is in trying to cope with the situation but happy for his brother, thanks again.
THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ACCEPTING MY REQUEST. AFTER READING THE BLOGS AND OTHER MOM THAT WERE GOING THRU THE SAME AS I WAS. MADE ME FEEL NOT SO ALONE.
I WILL CHECK OUT THE LINK FOR THE PHONE CARDS. I HAVENT HEARD FROM MY DAUGHTER BUT ONCE. THE FIRST NIGHT SHE GOT IN HER CALL DROP AND WE HAD TO WAIT A BIT, THRU HER LETTER AND HER NEXT CALL WAS TO HER DAD. I KNOW HER DAD AND I WONT BE ABLE TO MAKE HER GRADUATION ON JULY 13 2012, SO IF I CAN GET PHONE CARDS TO HER BEFORE THAT DATE WOULD BE AWSOME , SO WE CAN ATLEAST TALK THE DAY OF HER GRADUTION.
AGAIN THANK YOU THANK YOU FOR ALL YOUR INFO. HAVE A GREAT DAY
You will find this site very helpful and full of members who are eager to answer your questions. Browse around the site and check out the forums, groups, blogs, photos, videos, and even the other member profiles!